Among the many rock bands that have sold millions of albums, it is difficult to pick one as the best. Some of the best selling rock albums include Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, The Beatles, and Metallica.
The Beatles are often cited as the best-selling band in history. They are often credited with having sold over 600 million records worldwide in their heyday. The Beatles’ record sales are broken down by album sales plus equivalent units.
According to the mid-year report by the Nielsen Company, The Beatles sold a total of 768,000 albums and 1.094 million equivalent units between January and June. The Beatles’ album sales plus equivalent units are the same number of units that are certified by the Recording Industry Association of America.
The Rolling Stones have sold over 100 million albums worldwide since their first album was released in 1962. They have also released twelve albums that have reached multi-platinum status. Their best-selling studio album is Some Girls with six million copies sold. The Rolling Stones’ other albums include Hot Rocks (12 million), and The Beatles 1962 – 1966 (15 million).
AC/DC is another band that has sold a staggering amount of albums. The band has sold over 72 million albums in the U.S. They also have released five number one singles and have won two Grammy Awards.
The Eagles are another band that has sold a lot of records. They have sold more than 100 million albums worldwide, and have also released six number one albums. They have also released a greatest hits album. This album has sold over 200 million copies worldwide, and has become the best-selling album of all time in the U.S.